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Trinity Catholic to Remain Open

Trinity Catholic to Remain Open

Kaitlyn Filanowski and Brianna Iorfino

June 11, 2019


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At the Trinity High graduation on May 30, 2019, Dr. Steven Cheeseman, the superintendent of schools for the Diocese of Bridgeport, announced: “this is not the place to do this but I would like to tell everyone that this will not be the last Trinity graduation!” The whole gymnasium filled with che...

Unfinished Courtyard Renovations an Eyesore

Unfinished Courtyard Renovations an Eyesore

Shayna Druckman, Editor-in-Chief

June 6, 2019


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Round Table Editor-in-Chief Shayna Druckman speaks with Principal Manka and some SHS students about the status of the unfinished renovations to the school's courtyards.

An Interview With Nancy Gibbs

An Interview With Nancy Gibbs

Philemon Mathai and Alexa Carrero

June 4, 2019


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Stamford High's 2019 graduation speaker Nancy Gibbs opens up about being the first female editor of Time Magazine, the glass ceiling, and disappointing President Trump.

Highlights of the 2018-2019 Debate Season

Highlights of the 2018-2019 Debate Season

Isabella Sorial, Editor-in-Chief

May 31, 2019


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Editors Note: The author of this article is a member of the debate team.   This past year was a wonderful year for our Debate Team. For the first time in a very long time, the team managed to win at least one award every month of the season (from October to May) and the team participated...

SHS Celebrates Memorial Day with Annual Ceremony

SHS Celebrates Memorial Day with Annual Ceremony

Toshiana Keating, Features Editor

May 24, 2019


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On Wednesday, May 22, Stamford High School honored those who have died in service by holding its annual memorial day assembly. The event was organized by teacher Doug Maclehose for the past 11 years. For most, the federal holiday serves as the start of summer—but Maclehose was sure to emphasize that...

Community Debates Budget Cuts at District Forum

Community Debates Budget Cuts at District Forum

Isabella Sorial, Editor-in-Chief

May 24, 2019


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Hundreds of Stamford Public Schools’ staff gathered in The Rogers International School auditorium on Monday, May 20 to discuss ways the district could save money. From last year, the Department of Education was in a $3.3 million deficit because of mold expenses, increasing health insurance costs, a...

Earl Kim resigns due to lack of ‘positive team dynamic’

Earl Kim resigns due to lack of ‘positive team dynamic’

Sam Diamond and Isabella Garcia

April 24, 2019


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On Tuesday, April 23, in a Stamford Board of Education meeting, incoming superintendent Dr. Tamu Lucero took the place of outgoing superintendent Earl Kim, who had announced his intention to resign Friday, April 12. During an approximately hour-long recess, the board met with an attorney in a private meeting ...

Congressman Himes Discusses Solutions to Spiraling Cost of Higher Education

Congressman Himes Discusses Solutions to Spiraling Cost of Higher Education

John Bolognino, Connection Time News Producer

March 28, 2019


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Fourth District Congressman Jim Himes discussed creative solutions to the spiraling cost of higher education at a town hall meeting at UConn Stamford on Tuesday, March 19. About a hundred people turned out to speak with Himes on topics including healthcare, border security, the Green New Deal and th...

Students React To College Admissions Scandal

Students React To College Admissions Scandal

Khyra Serrano and Max DeLuca

March 26, 2019


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SHS students share their take on the recent admissions scandal, involving several prominent universities and celebrity parents, with reporters. ...

Boys Ice Hockey Team Commends Fairfield Player For His Courageous Actions

Boys Ice Hockey Team Commends Fairfield Player For His Courageous Actions

Abby Wexler, Taylor Yaghmaie, and Devon Yaghmaie

March 5, 2019


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When a cancer survivor finally gets to the long desired step of remission in their fight, the last thing they want to think about is having to go through it all again. For Charlie Capalbo, a former Fairfield Co-Op hockey player, he thought his fight with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoblastic Lymphoma T-cell Stage 3 C...

Behind the Scenes of the Lip Dub

Behind the Scenes of the Lip Dub

Hannah Bushell, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


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On Wednesday, January 30, Stamford High School students and faculty joined together to film Stamford High’s first majorly successful lip dub since 2015.   “It was a day that everyone could celebrate, have a good time, and kind of kick back and relax, and that’s super important,” explained...

Stamford High Holds Annual African American Award Ceremony

Stamford High Holds Annual African American Award Ceremony

Andrew Patashnik, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


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Thursday February 7, the Stamford High African American History Classes hosted their annual award ceremony, recognizing African American Stamford High alumni who excelled in athletics during their time at SHS and went on to succeed greatly in life. The ceremony recognized Robert “Spider” Hayes (Class of 1965...

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